Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons Chooses Yardstick as its Software Provider

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Yardstick Software, Canada's premiere testing and training platform provider, is thrilled to announce the launch of BoatExams.com. Operated by the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, BoatExams.com is powered by Yardstick’s Learning Management Platform and the website is well on its way to becoming the number one choice for boating enthusiasts to obtain a Transport Canada approved Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC – Boater License).

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This project has been two years in the making and the Canadian Power & Sail Squadrons is delighted to have worked with Yardstick. Yardstick played a pivotal role in getting our online boater training program to market...

Yardstick Software, Canada’s premiere testing and training platform provider is thrilled to announce the launch of BoatExams.com.

Operated by the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons,BoatExams.com is powered by Yardstick’s Learning Management Platform and the website is well on its way to becoming the number one choice for boating enthusiasts to obtain a Transport Canada approved Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC – Boater License).

For $49.95, anyone over the age of 16 can purchase the three hour Boating Basics Online Course which includes one-year complimentary associate membership with the CPS, five professionally designed interactive course modules and upon successful completion of the course, immediate access to a downloadable PDF wallet certificate and bonus lessons on trailering, docking, and locking. Transport Canada issues the official PCO card four to six weeks after the exam.

“This project has been two years in the making and the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons is delighted to have worked with Yardstick. Yardstick played a pivotal role in getting our online boater training program to market, and going forward we are extremely confident that Yardstick has the technology and infrastructure to support the thousands of Canadians who will take this course in the years to come," says Alain Briere, Executive Director.

Greg Kureluk, VP Sales & Marketing at Yardstick Software comments, “We are grateful to have been selected by the CPS-ECP as the online training and testing technology partner for the PCOC training course. In the high-stakes world of certification and licensure, reputation and experience means everything and I believe that our partnership with the CPS-ECP will solidify our position as a Canadian leader in the online training and certification industry.”

The comprehensive CPS Boating Safety online study guide, offered by CPS-ECP, is approved by Transport Canada for candidates to the online version of the Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC) Boating Safety exam.

About Yardstick Software

Yardstick works with Associations, Licensure and Regulatory organizations, Government, and Educators to set the standards of their separate industries through online licensing and certification, training, and testing. For more information on Yardstick, visit: http://www.GetYardstick.com.

About the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons

CPS-ECP is a volunteer driven non-profit organization that works to offer high-quality education, safety publications and other resources available to its membership. Members have access to a huge network of new friends, educators and enthusiasts. For more information, visit: http://www.cpsboat.ca.

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